JCB Archive of Early American Images
JCB call number:
D731 C359n / 3-SIZE
Psitticus Caroliniensis. The Parrot of Carolina.
Place image published:
[Mark Catesby, W. Innys, R. Manby, Mr. Haksbee]
plate 11; vol.1
etching, hand coloring
Image dimension height:
26 cm. (platemark)
Image dimension width:
34.9 cm. (platemark)
Page dimension height:
Page dimension width:
Carolina parrot on the branch of a cypress or cedar tree. Includes seedpod and leaves.
Catesby, Mark , 1683-1749
The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands: containing the figures of birds, beasts, fishes, serpents, insects, and plants ...
Source place of publication:
Printed at the Expence of the Author; and Sold by W. Innys and R. Manby, ... by Mr. Hauksbee, ... and by the Author ...
The Carolina parrot, Conuropsis carolinensis, now extinct, was the only parrot species native to eastern North America.Image placed horizontally on page.
Acquired in 1929.
Owner and copyright:
©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912
Flora and fauna